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Re: [PATCH 0/3] Remove deprecated pc-0.x machine types and related hacks

From: Thomas Huth
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/3] Remove deprecated pc-0.x machine types and related hacks
Date: Fri, 6 Dec 2019 09:29:29 +0100
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On 06/12/2019 07.49, Markus Armbruster wrote:
> Thomas Huth <address@hidden> writes:
>> These have been on the deprecation list since a year now, so it's
>> time to finally remove the pc-0.x machine types.
>> We then can also remove some compatibility hacks in the devices, i.e.
>> the "use_broken_id" in ac97 and "command_serr_enable" in PCI devices.
>> Note that there is also the "rombar" property of the PCI devices which
>> is now not required for the x86 machine types anymore. But it seems to
>> me like this is still used by various people to bypass the ROM loading
>> for PCI devices in certain cases, so I did not remove that property here
>> yet.
> With this series applied:
> $ git-grep pc-0
> hw/display/vga-pci.c:        /* compatibility with pc-0.13 and older */
> hw/display/vga.c:    /* With pc-0.12 and below we map both the PCI BAR and 
> the fixed VBE region,
> hw/display/vmware_vga.c:        /* compatibility with pc-0.13 and older */

These are the "rombar" hacks that I've mentioned above. The question is
whether we want to remove them or whether I should just adjust the comments?

> hw/i386/pc_piix.c:/* PC compat function

Right, the comment still needs to be adjusted.


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